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# 8  
Old 10-07-2009
Hi, Perhaps it is good to note that the OP does seem to want a space between the two fields.
# 9  
Old 10-07-2009
did not really work

Hi guys,

Sorry for the late reply,was a bit busy with certain things...

No the commands didn't give me the expected results. I am using centos 5.3. I am using putty to login to the remote server.
Still i am not getting the first two columns in exactly the same format as given by the command: yum -e0 -d0 check-update
# 10  
Old 10-07-2009
OK, I see, you would like to keep the exact same spacing that yum spits out. In that case we should cut of everything after the second field, e.g. like so:

Code:
yum -e0 -d0 check-update | sed 's/[\t ]*[^\t ]*$//'

# 11  
Old 10-07-2009
No result

But even after using the recommended command i am getting the same three columns as output, while i want the first two columns in the same format.
# 12  
Old 10-07-2009
Code:
yum -e0 -d0 check-update| gawk '{print $1 $2}'

# 13  
Old 10-07-2009
Already tried that

I have already tried the command earlier but to no avail. The output that i am getting is:

Code:
dnsmasq.i3862.45-1.1.el5_3
ecryptfs-utils.i38675-5.el5
fetchmail.i3866.3.6-1.1.el5_3.1
firefox.i3863.0.14-1.el5.centos
gdm.i3861:2.16.0-56.el5.centos
gnutls.i3861.4.1-3.el5_3.5
lftp.i3863.7.11-4.el5
mysql.i3865.0.77-3.el5
mysql-devel.i3865.0.77-3.el5
mysql-server.i3865.0.77-3.el5
nfs-utils.i3861:1.0.9-42.el5
nspr.i3864.7.5-1.el5_4
nspr-devel.i3864.7.5-1.el5_4
openssh.i3864.3p2-36.el5
openssh-askpass.i3864.3p2-36.el5
openssh-clients.i3864.3p2-36.el5
openssh-server.i3864.3p2-36.el5
openssl.i6860.9.8e-12.el5
openssl-devel.i3860.9.8e-12.el5
xulrunner.i3861.9.0.14-1.el5_4


Last edited by vgersh99; 10-07-2009 at 12:13 PM.. Reason: code tags, PLEASE!
# 14  
Old 10-07-2009
Plz consult the attached picture. I want the output in exactly the same format(without the blue background)
Extracting columns-yum-outputjpg

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